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Flag of Poland

The Poland flag was officially adopted on August 1, 1919.

Red and white have long been associated with Poland and its coat of arms. On the modern flag, white is said to represent the hope for peace by all of Poland's people, while red still recalls the symbolic reference to socialism from days gone by.

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Poland Coat of Arms:
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Poland's coat of arms consists of a white eagle resting against a red shield.

Legend has it that the founder of Poland, Lech, saw a white eagle's nest, and as he looked upon the bird, a ray of sunshine fell on its wings making it appear as if they were tipped in gold. Delighted, he decided to settle, and made the eagle his emblem.

Poland's Information

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Land Area 304,255 km2
Water Area 8,430 km2
Total Area 312,685km2 (#69)
Population 38,523,261 (#34)
Population Density 126.62/km2
Government Type Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $1,050.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita 27,700$
Currency Zloty (PLN)
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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.